Chair of the Board of Governors

Angela Spence

Chair of the Board of Governors

2nd term of office

Angela Spence is politically savvy with a reputation for being highly professional, pragmatic, forensic, analytical and focused. She is an outstanding strategist and communicator. Angela is a consummate networker, a strong leader and manager with a natural coaching style. She is authentic, honest and committed to openness.

Born in Wolverhampton, Angela is an inveterate world traveller and sojourner.  She revels in the discovery of new places, people and cultures.

Angela has a lifelong, deeply held passion for helping people work towards developing and/or discovering the best version of themselves.

Co-founder and Director of At Eve Consulting Limited, Angela works with organisations and agencies in the public, private, voluntary and community sectors to transform their operations, bring about efficiencies and improve their ways of working.

Angela is also a co-founder and Director of community interest company Square Pegs Round Holes dedicated to working with children, young people, families and local communities to build their resilience and support them to overcome barriers that limit their participation in achieving fulfilling lives.

Angela is fully subscribed to the ethos of public service and had a very successful career in the public sector working across multi-agency partnerships and multi-disciplinary teams, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Angela is a Presiding Justice in the adult and youth courts across the Black Country and Birmingham. She is a trustee and director of the Refugee and Migrant, Wolverhampton and chair of the Wolverhampton Police Independent Advisory Group.

Angela is an ambassador for the transformational benefits of education and is delighted to be able to influence and affect change at the University. Angela is delighted to have recently been appointed Chair of the Board of Governors and looks forward to working collaboratively with all stakeholders to position the University of Wolverhampton as a great place to study and work.